2018 Arizona Health and Physical Education Convention Highlighs

Lynn Preble, President News & Events, President's Message, State Convention

Ready…Set…P.L.A.Y. Physical Literacy for All Youth   Are you ready for this? The Arizona Health and Physical Education 2018 State Convention is going to be epic! We have a full schedule of amazing sessions that you will not want to miss.  We have presenters coming from all over Arizona, from all over the country, and from all over the world! …

Don’t Miss this Opportunity! Skillastics® Physical Activity Grant

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, SHAPE America, State Convention

Take a chance, you might win $1,000 of Skillastics Activity Kits and up to $1,000 to attend SHAPE America National Convention in Tampa, FL! It takes only three questions for the opportunity to add Skillastics to your program AND learn from the best at the SHAPE America Convention.   Don’t delay, submit your application today. Deadline is October 31, 2018 CLICK …

First Founder’s Award Recipient, Patti Mitchell

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

Congratulations to Patti Mitchell of the Washington Elementary School District for being the first ever recipient of the Ina Gittings Founder’s Award. This honor is given to a teacher that has taught for 25 years or more and is still making a difference.  Long before Title IX, Ina E. Gittings (1885-1966) became the first university director of Women’s Physical Education and …

DANCEPL3Y Instructor Training

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, SHAPE America, State Convention

I’m so excited to announce that I’ll be teaching an exclusive 1-Day DANCEPL3Y Kids “Express” Instructor training at AZHPE on October 26th! In this training, you’ll Get active in a Master Class, featuring 10 of our most popular dances Learn how to develop physical literacy through dance Discover verbal, physical, and interpersonal coaching skills Learn step-by-step choreography for 4 simple songs …

Arizona Health and Physical Education Innovation Award

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

Congratulations to Paige Levy of the Kyrene School District for receiving the very first Arizona Health and Physical Education Innovation Award. This award was created to recognize Health, Physical  Education or Dance teachers that are using technology, techniques, public relations and the latest fitness trends to inspire all children to develop a lifelong love for exercise.  Over a three year period, …

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2018 Teacher of the Year Announcements

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

Congratulations to the following Health and Physical Education Teachers for being named 2018 Teachers of the Year. Please join us at the State Convention, Wednesday, October 24 – 25 at the Phoenix Convention Center to honor these individuals and to thank them for their service to our profession. Arizona Health and Physical Education will present the Teacher of the Year …

One Day DANCEPL3Y Teacher Training.

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

One Day DANCEPL3Y Teacher Training. Teaching dance in PE doesn’t have to be stressful! Simplify and make dance unit design fun with Teaching Dance for Understanding: a new pedagogical approach for dance education that shakes things up! Forget 5-6-7-8 or complicated choreography. In this session, you’ll experience the 6 Phases of the TDfU framework and discover physically-active lessons with dance moves …

2018 All Convention Social at the State Convention

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Advocacy, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

When registering for the State Convention, please remember to also register for the 2018 All Convention Social. This year’s social will be held at The Park, located at 3 S 2nd St #114, Phoenix, AZ 85004. Join us from 5 pm – 8 pm on Wednesday, October 24th for a chance to network with other professionals in a great atmosphere. There …

2018 State Convention Schedule

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

Our State Convention is quickly approaching. Our Convention Team has been hard at work bringing you some of the best speakers and sessions from all over the country and world. The schedule is completely full with 51 sessions! We are again using the Sched website for our digital program. You can access the schedule either by phone or computer and …